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Delhi Daredevils beat Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs in the 2018 Indian Premier League at theÂ Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi on Wednesday.
- Delhi’s Rishabh Pant became the leader in the orange cap standings after overtaking Chennai Super Kings star Ambati Rayudu by five runs.
- Shreyas Iyer, Delhi Daredevils: 307Purple Cap Leaders (Wickets)1.
- Jofra Archer, Rajasthan Royal: 11.28Prithvi Shaw rattled off 47 runs in no time at all before being caught out by Shreyas Gopal.
- Prolific scoring has become a habit for Iyer recently, per ESPNcricinfo:ESPNcricinfo @ESPNcricinfoShreyas Iyer’s last five scores in the IPL:525793*1350* so far #IPL #DDvRR soon changed when Iyer was caught by Rahul Tripathi, before Stokes made a nice catch to bring Pant’s spectacular innings to an end.
- As Cricbuzz detailed, Pant’s scoring rate has improved since last season:Cricbuzz @cricbuzzRishabh Pant has scored 375 runs from 9 games at a strike rate of 180.29 in IPL XI.